Course Code: 5M2061
This Apprentice Preparatory Course in Building Trades PLC course allows graduates to gain an appreciation of the range of building trades and gain experience in a variety of different trades and the skills required in each.
GCC Student Services Fee of €175 applies to all learners.
€200 Government Levy Fee applies to all learners except:
An exam free of €50 for QQI Level 5 and €80 for QQI Level 6 applies to all learners except
We advise non-EU citizens living outside Ireland to contact the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service on www.inisgov.ie to ensure the course you are considering applying for is eligible for a student visa. Non-EU citizens living in Ireland are welcome to apply and require a PPS number (Personal Public Service Number). Non-EU citizens are required to pay a tuition fee set by the Irish government which is currently €3653. Some exemptions apply, for further information, please contact http://www.gretb.ie .
You'll get your first taste of the world of work and have an experience in a 'live' environment, away from college that will allow you to develop employability skills.
Experience will be gleaned from working independently and/or as part of a team to boost your confidence and develop new capabilities and will help you decide on and plan for a future career in a more realistic and informed way.
Graduates will gain an appreciation of a range of different trades and gather experience while working with different technologies and applications associated with both construction and engineering. Graduates of this Pre-Apprenticeship in building trades course could progress to other Higher Education Institutions to further their studies.
QQI Level 4, minimum of 17 years of age at time of registration, Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied, Equivalent qualifications from other countries, relevant life experiences, relevant work experiences and mature students.
Galway Community College reserves the right to make changes to any course, to limit the number of places available or to withdraw a course. No part of this information shall be deemed to form a contract between the college and a student or a third party.
The purpose of this module is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to promote and maintain safety and health in a work environment.
The course will provide you with a qualification that has many applications within the building industry. Students may also further their education by attending third-level. This course prepares students for direct entry to: Apprentice Brick and Stonelaying, Carpentry and Joinery, Painting and Decorating, Plastering, Plumbing, Stonecutting and Stonemasonry, Wood Manufacturing and Finishing and Metal Fabrication
This course will provide the student with a qualification that has many applications within the construction and renewable energy industries. Students may also further their education by progressing to third level Universities.